Alan holds an honours degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Melbourne. He is an experienced technical manager skilled in energy efficiency project management. He is a Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP) by the Association of Energy Engineers and is also a Certified Salesforce Administrator and Developer. He initiated and completed the first M&V project under the Project-Based Activities method under the VEU scheme in Victoria, and it was the first project in Victoria to have certificates granted.